Chicken Soup for the Soul: Best Mom Ever!: 101 Stories of Gratitude, Love and Wisdom

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Best Mom Ever!: 101 Stories of Gratitude, Love and Wisdom

by Amy Newmark

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611599541
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Publication date: 03/21/2017
Series: Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 1,182,950
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Amy Newmark is author, publisher, and editor-in-chief of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Mom to the Rescue

1 Mom Goes to the Mountain Tanya J. Tyler 9

2 Unconditional Love Tina Wagner Mattern 13

3 The Gift Dawn J. Storey 16

4 The Wind Beneath My Wings Julie Hornok 19

5 The Last Easter Egg Anna Sofia Kendall 22

6 Hero's Cape Terri Rilea 25

7 Spoiled Sweet Christy Heilger-Ewing 27

8 Show, Don't Tell Marjorie Woodall 31

9 That Long Ride Home Jonathan Doll 34

10 Best Teacher Ever Emily Dupree 37

2 Adventures with Mom

11 Hostage Situation Jan Bono 43

12 The Kroger Queen Hannah Yoder 46

13 Melba Faces Assisted Living Gordon Osmond 49

14 Old Yeller Linda Lou 51

15 A Nice Christian Boy Amelia Zahm 55

16 Our Best Laugh Elynne Chaplik-Aleskow 59

17 The Best Day Ever Connie Kaseweter Pullen 61

18 Mom's Texas-Sized Sacrifice Karla B. James 65

19 It's Never Too Late Julie Osborne 67

20 Moms Macaroni Money Nancy Emmick Panko 70

21 Snow Day Barbara Farland 73

3 Wise Words

22 The Full Moon Sandra Plawski 79

23 The Noisy Nest Marianne Fosnow 83

24 Deploying Intuition S.L. Blake 86

25 The Red juniper Mary Anglin-Coulter 88

26 Silver Linings Amy Anderson 91

27 Approved Noelle Sterne 93

28 Princess Sissy Bev Walters 97

29 My Mother Warned Me Alison Shelton 99

30 Last Gift Penelope Childers 101

31 What Mothers Learn Chava Dumas 105

4 Always There for Me

32 A Pot of Tea Margie Williamson 111

33 My Cheerleader Dallas Woodburn 113

34 A Phone Call Away Leila Feliciana 116

35 She Did It with Dresses Allison Howell 118

36 She Was There Jody Fuller 120

37 Hidden Treasure Barbara E. Haley 123

38 Making It Work Katelyn Stanis 126

39 Love Is Spelled Bev Kelly Hennigan 129

40 Better than Cool Sheri Zeck 131

41 Box of Love Katelyn Mills 135

5 The Strength of a Mother

42 Fifty-One Hours Rob L. Berry 141

43 A Second Chance at Seventy-Eight Pauline Koh-Banerjee 144

44 Unexpected Blessing Galen Pearl 148

45 Cracks in the Clay Candice Marley Conner 151

46 Amazing Amanda Kimberly Ripley 154

47 My Hero Doesn't Wear a Cape Leah G. Reynolds 156

48 Two in One Shannon Thompson 158

49 Superglue Melissa Basinger Green 159

50 The Boxes in the Basement Skip Myers 162

6 A Grandmother's Love

51 She Understood Patricia Dublin 169

52 The Phone Call Emma Blandford 172

53 Understanding Tina Plantamura 174

54 The Blue Dress Michele Ivy Davis 177

55 Your Way My Way Jill Burns 179

56 Forever Young Sarah McCrobie 182

57 Grandma Power Laure Covert 184

58 A Hidden Hero Allisa Bahney 187

59 A Bumpy Road to the Altar Nancy Maggio 190

60 Coffee with Gran Paige N. Holmes 193

2 My Role Model

61 Commencement Prithwijit Das 199

62 A Mom to Many Sarah Hamaker 203

63 Stinky Mary Marda Wells 206

64 A Knockout Performance Hilary Hattenbach 210

65 Best Breakfast Ever Sylvia J. King 214

66 A Road Well Traveled Stacie D. Williams 216

67 Magic Hands Miranda Koerner 219

68 Generous Miracles Gena McCown 223

69 My Mother, the Fighter Peyton Woodson Cooper 225

70 She Ran a Good Race Judy Mickelson 228

8 By Heart, Not by Blood

71 Meant to Be Derek H 233

72 The Magic Formula Rebecca Yauger 235

73 Lady Pamela Rose Robson 238

74 What We Are Because of Each Other Patricia Voyce 240

75 Sacrifice Penny C 244

76 Step by Stepmom M. Scott Coffman 246

77 Right from the Start Louis De Lauro 250

78 The Chosen Daughter Sheila Taylor-Clark 252

79 So Much More than a Mother-in-Law Crescent LoMonaco 255

80 Divine Timing Ellicia Dawn 257

81 To the Friend Who Mothered Me Kimberly Edwards 259

9 Maternal Miracles

82 No Questions Asked Thorn Schwarz 265

83 Serendipity M.J. Shea 268

84 That Stolen Day Kristi Adams 272

85 Mom's Dream House Christina Ryan Claypool 275

86 My Dear "Deer" Mom Kim Goodrich 279

87 Mother-Daughter Connection Valerie Testa Almquist 282

88 The Mothers Ring Eleanor OToole 285

89 On My Biggest Fan Georgia Putney 287

90 A Sign from Above Jamie D. Parker 290

10 A Mother's Legacy

91 Harvest of Hope Geneva France Coleman 295

92 Lessons in Lipstick Kate Fellowes 298

93 The Gift of Illness Deborah Kellogg 300

94 My Mother the Bag Lady Sharilynn Hunt 304

95 The Gift that Keeps on Giving Drew Sheldon 307

96 Hazelnut Coffee Sweetened with Faith Lainie Belcastro 310

97 Shelter in a Storm Trudie Nash 314

98 Mom Versus the Three Stooges Monica Morris 316

99 The Sewing Machine Carol Elaine Harrison 320

100 The Faster Egg Hunts Judith Fitzsimmons 323

101 Her Smile Christina Galeone 326

Meet Our Contributors 329

Meet Amy Newmark 349

Thank You 351

About Chicken Soup for the Soul 352

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